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Excerpts from recent North Dakota editorials

IAEA: the real deal breaker? Minot Daily News, Minot, Sept. 17, 2015 Especially when arms control treaties are involved, the devil really is in the details. There are plenty of them in President Barack Obama’s proposed deal over Iran’s development of nuclear weapons. And it turns out the public is not being given all the information. Not even our elected ...

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ND Democrat Heitkamp backs Obama on Iran nuclear deal

BISMARCK, N.D. — Democratic U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp announced her support Thursday for President Barack Obama’s Iran nuclear deal, a politically risky move in a Republican-dominated state where she is weighing a run for governor. The deal now has the backing of 37 senators after Heitkamp and two Democratic colleagues joined the list on Thursday. Their support came one day ...

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Obama paints doomsday scene of global warming in Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — President Barack Obama is painting a doomsday scenario for the Arctic and beyond if climate change isn’t dealt with fast: entire nations submerged underwater, cities abandoned and refugees fleeing in droves as conflict breaks out across the globe. It’s a harrowing image of a future that Obama insists is inevitable unless the world follows his and America’s ...

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On road to Paris climate change talks, Obama detours through Alaska

With the effects of climate change growing ever more apparent in the Arctic and throughout the world, there are high hopes that parties attending a December meeting in Paris will emerge with a legally binding global treaty to reduce emissions. And the road to such an agreement will cut right through downtown Anchorage. Alaska’s reputation in the public consciousness as ...

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Votes are in, Penn. Voters support Clean Power Plan

After a recent opinion poll was conducted, the majority of Pennsylvania voters fully support Obama’s Clean Power Plan. The Quinnipiac University of Connecticut recently conducted an opinion poll in Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania.  On the poll, voters were asked about Obama’s Clean Power Plan, Iran’s nuclear pact, immigration, war with ISIS and Planned Parenthood.  During the survey, which went on ...

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Minot among 10 cities in White House climate initiative

MINOT, N.D. — Minot is among 10 cities across the nation getting a $25,000 grant and volunteers to improve their ability to handle risks related to climate change, including extreme weather. The help is through the Resilience AmeriCorps initiative that President Barack Obama announced in July. Selected cities are said to face risk from climate change, have shown efforts to ...

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Excerpts from recent North Dakota editorials

State responsible for waste, safety The Bismarck Tribune, Bismarck, Aug. 19, 2015 The state took another step last week to take responsibility for its radioactive waste — or least part of it. It’s commendable the state wants to handle the waste and not ship it to other states, but with the decision comes oversight to protect the public. The State ...

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